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Obama the only realist in Washington?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:53am
The war to win back the middle class is far more important to our future than any conflicts abroad. And President Obama seems to be the only realist in Washington, this professor says.
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Oil demand is not the problem: Dow CEO

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:51am
Stable, low oil prices are good because the drop is supply-driven, Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris tells CNBC.
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Amazon pulls line of diapers

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:46am
Less than two months after its release, Amazon announced Wednesday it would pull its line of diapers, Re/code reports.
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Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:42am is sending consumers' personal data to advertising and marketing companies.
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Gas prices dropped. Did we save more?

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:41am
in 2014, gas prices went down. Exclusive data to CNBC from Cardlytics shows how Americans saved and spent more.
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Axel Weber casts doubt on euro

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:16am
Axel Weber doubts the future of the euro.
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These 6 stocks pay their investors twice

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:10am
There are six stocks in the Standard & Poor's 500 that are paying their investors twice, USA Today reports.
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Netflix's rollout surprises Street

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:07am
Netflix's faster-than-expected rollout in overseas markets surprised many analysts, who scrambled to raise their price targets on the stock.
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Biggest State of the Union winners

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:55am
While much of Obama's State of the Union faces large partisan headwinds, both parties should rally behind one statement.
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US, Cuba begin talks on restoring ties

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:42am
The highest-level U.S. delegation to Cuba in 35 years begins talks aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and eventually normalizing relations.
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Paying $16 per hour is fair: Aetna CEO

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:41am
Aetna raised employees' wages because not doing so would have put workers in poverty, CEO Mark Bertolini tells CNBC.
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IBM giving Buffett another bad day

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:33am
Warren Buffett had a couple of billion-dollar loser days in October, and so far January isn't doing him any favors either.
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AirAsia CEO discusses plane crash

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:30am
AirAsia's Fernandes says he gave his cellphone number to victims' relatives because he wanted to help comfort the families.
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Larry Summers: The euro failed goals

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:14am
But former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells CNBC that breaking up the euro zone would be a mistake.
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Standard & Poor's settles SEC case

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 9:03am
Standard & Poor's will pay more than $58 million to settle charges of fraudulent misconduct in rating mortgage bonds, the SEC said.
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Microsoft to show OS upgrades

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:50am
Microsoft will unveil new features to its Windows operating system Wednesday at its Redmond, Wash. headquarters.
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Fink: Weather the negativity

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:50am
BlackRock's chief tells CNBC financial markets are stuck in a bout of negativity but stocks should end the year higher.
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Get ready for return of Nasdaq 5000

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:50am
The Nasdaq is nearing the 5,000 mark, a level not seen since the dot-com bubble. Should tech investors be worried?
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Biden weighs in presidential run

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:48am
Vice President Joe Biden tells TODAY's Matt Lauer he's confident he could "do a good job" in the role of president.
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Single-family starts at 6-1/2-year high

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 8:32am
U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in December, a hopeful sign for the sluggish housing market recovery.
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